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Kalamazoo’s Best Sledding Hills

Posted on January 28th, 2014
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Echo Valley in Kalamazoo is a great place for tobogganing, tubing and ice skating.

Kayla Kiley

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By: Kayla Kiley
Communications & Digital Manager, Discover Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, Mich. — If you have cabin fever, most Pure Michigan residents say the best cure is to get out and enjoy the snow!

Sledding can be a fun and low-cost way for all ages to explore Kalamazoo’s winter wonderland.

But do you know where the top-notch hills are located?

We asked our fans to share their favorite sledding hills in greater ‪‎Kalamazoo‬:
Kindleberger Park: 650 S. Riverview Dr., Parchment (many different levels of hills)
Portage Northern High School: 1000 Idaho Ave., Portage (by the baseball field — out back there’s a steep hill)
Echo Valley: 8495 E. H Ave., Kalamazoo (pay to toboggan, snow tube)
Woods Lake Elementary School: 3215 Oakland Dr., Kalamazoo (hill behind the school)
Spring Valley Elementary School: 3530 Mt. Olivet Rd., Kalamazoo (hill behind the school)
Milham Park Golf Course: 4200 Lovers Ln., Kalamazoo
Western Michigan University’s former East Hall: Kalamazoo (sled down into the old practice field)
Hillside Middle School: 1941 Alamo Ave.. Kalamazoo (the hill behind the school)
Oakland Drive Park: 7650 Oakland Dr., Portage
Maple Street Magnet Middle School: 922 W Maple St., Kalamazoo(has stairs)
Woods Lake Park: 2718 Oakland Dr., Kalamazoo (steep hill)

Additional sledding options:
• Snow Tubing/Ski at Bittersweet Ski Resort: 600 River Rd., Otsego
Brookside Park: 117 E. Orleans, Otsego
Thurl Cook Park: East end of Oak St./South end of Glenview Circle, Plainwell
• Snow Tubing/Ski at Timber Ridge Ski Area: 7500 23 1/2 St., Gobles
Milham Park: 400 E Kilgore Rd., Kalamazoo
Portage West Middle School: 7145 Moors Bridge Rd., Kalamazoo

Did we miss any? Let us know in the comments!

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